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Driver who smashed into family’s home in high-performance car is jailed

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James Andrew Sparham, 29, was driving a high-performance Volkswagen Golf R which burst into flames after smashing into the house in Rawcliffe, York. One of the residents, a man in his 50s, suffered serious life-changing injuries and had to endure a long stay in hospital. Sparham’s two passengers – a woman in her 30s and […]

York man jailed for fraud by abuse of position following North Yorkshire Police investigation

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Michael Anthony Stary, 60, of Calder Avenue, York, pleaded guilty to fraud by abuse of position at York Crown Court and was today (Monday 30 April 2018) sentenced to two years and eight months imprisonment. In January 2011, Stary, along with his sister, was granted joint lasting power of attorney over his 90 year-old mother’s […]